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Learn to Build Your Own Mobile App using PhoneGap

When I talk to college or high school students about my job as a software developer, I often encounter the question “how do I get started creating apps?”  As a software guy, I want to encourage students to become makers.   … Continue reading

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Change Your Life And Make A Difference – Know Your Strengths

In our work place, we have started a book club around Dave Ramsey’s book “EntreLeadership.”   A small tribe of my friends from work gather over lunch to learn Dave’s lessons on business and leadership.  One awesome recipe from this book … Continue reading

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Building Trust in the Classroom

Two things that I’ve come across this week have made me think about the issue of trust in the classroom. The first was Michael Hyatt’s podcast on building (or rebuilding) trust which can be found here. He breaks down the … Continue reading

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Learn to Build Your Own Conversational Bot using ChatScript

Science fiction (i.e. Star Trek and Star Wars) paint a vision of the future where people can simply use conversational language to interact with their robots and computers.   In the future, conversation will become a first class user interface like … Continue reading

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Funny Message for Graduates from Jon Acuff

This is a great talk to share with your graduating seniors. Love Jon Acuff’s humor!! On August 29, 2011 at Convocation, North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students, Jon Acuff entertained students with witty jokes about current trends on … Continue reading

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Using an online dropbox to make grading manageable

I am sitting in my office near the end of the Spring semester and I am surrounded by piles of paper (see the above picture- yes that is from my office). For the most part, these piles consist of assignments, … Continue reading

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14 Top Posts From InspiredToEducate.NET

5 ways to get more results in your teaching environment. Want to build team collaboration, communication, and productivity? Make work visible! Reduce your stress level with keeping a plan 7 ideas for creating a student centered learning environment by Paul … Continue reading

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How to Avoid The Technology Trap

Technology is supposed to make out lives easier right? In many ways it has, but we must remember that technology is only a tool and it can be used for good or for bad. You can probably think of several … Continue reading

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7 Lessons from Teaching a Kickstarter Class

Kickstarter.com helps creative people and makers bring their projects to market.   If you are going to create something new like a music album, a new video game, or a movie, you need funds to pay for labor and resources.   Kickstarter.com … Continue reading

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Flipping Update #4- Burnout

I suppose I should have seen it coming, but, with just four weeks left in the semester, I have reached the point of being completely burnt out. I honestly can’t stand the thought of recording one more lecture video. I … Continue reading

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